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Tran, Thi Minh Phuoc

Summary: Collects fifteen Vietnamese folktales, including "Mai An Tiem and the watermelon seeds," which tells the story about orphan Mai An Tiem who is banished to a remote island by the king despite his loyalty.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tuttle Publishing 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 398.2 TRA

Summary: In 1975, refugee camps were set up across the deserts of the United States to house an exodus of over 100,000 Vietnamese immigrants before and immediately after the fall of Saigon. When Tai arrives at Camp Pendleton, he is confronted by a camp filled with despair. A Marine is in charge of housing the refugees until sponsors can be found to help them assimilate into American life. Tai, who...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment 2002

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2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA GRE

Summary: After having the emperor's minister of defense executed, a power-grabbing eunuch sends assassins to trail the victim's children to a remote point on the northern Chinese border. But that bloodthirsty mission is confounded by a mysterious group of fighters who arrive on the scene, intent on delivering justice and defending the innocent.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Criterion Collection 2018

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN DRA

Summary: Liu Jin-xi is a village craftsman whose quiet life is irrevocably shattered by the arrival of two notorious gangsters in the local general store. When Liu single-handedly saves the shopkeeper's life, he comes under investigation by detective Xu Bai-jiu. Convinced that Liu's martial arts mastery belies a hidden history of training by one of the region's vicious clans, Xu doggedly pursues the shy...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF WU

Summary: This take on the traditional wuxia film, set in 9th century China, centers on Nie Yinniang, a young woman who was abducted in childhood from a decorated general and raised by a nun who trained her in the martial arts to be an assassin who is directed to slay corrupt government officials. After 13 years of exile, she is returned to the land of her birth with orders to kill her betrothed...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN ASS

Summary: A deeply moving tale of tradition, love and deception. Three sisters, a brother, two husbands and a child are living and loving in a supportive clan that they have forged since the death of their parents. However, there are deep secrets that are threatening to disrupt the harmony and balance of their daily existence. Life is much more tenuous and complicated then it seems on the surface.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment 2001

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN VER

Summary: A historical action war drama based on the founding of the Republic of China, when nationalist forces led by Sun Yat-sen overthrew the last ruling Qing Dynasty, which held unquestioned power and rule for 250 years. From the walls of the Forbidden City to the battlefields of China, no expense was spared in the production and no detail ignored in its quest for historical accuracy. 1911 is a true...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Well Go USA 2011

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE NIN

Kampe, Adam.

Summary: Interviews, commentaries, and excerpts from Amy Tan's first novel, The Joy Luck Club. Accompanying teacher's guide includes ten lesson plans, each with focus topic, discussion activities, writing exercises, and homework assignments Also includes capstone projects, suggested essay topics, handouts with more background information about the novel, and bibliographical references. Lessons dovetail...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: National Endowment for the Arts 2006

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD SA 813 Stone 2007

Contents: Crouching tiger, hidden dragon -- The eternal vow -- A wedding interrupted -- Night fight -- Silk Road -- To the south -- Through the bamboo forest -- The encounter -- Desert capriccio -- In the old temple -- Yearning of the sword -- Sorrow -- Farewell -- A love before time (English) -- A love before time (Mandarin).

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Classical/Sony Music Soundtrax 2000

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD SM CRO

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD SM Crouching 2000

1 hold on 3 copies

Summary: In the near future, Major is the first of her kind: A human saved from a terrible crash, who is cyber-enhanced to be a perfect soldier devoted to stopping the world's most dangerous criminals. When terrorism reaches a new level that includes the ability to hack into people's minds and control them, Major is uniquely qualified to stop it. As she prepares to face a new enemy, Major discovers that...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount 2017

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2 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE GHO

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Gh

Shi, Yan Ming.

Summary: In his loft in New york City's Greenwich Village, Sifu Shi Yan Ming trains men and women of all ages, body types and backgrounds in the fundamentals of kung fu. A 34th generation Shaolin Warrior monk from China's Shaolin Temple--the birthplace of Chan Buddhism and the mecca of all martial arts--Yan Ming teaches the students at his USA Shaolin Temple that there is no better workout program than...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rodale 2006

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Yi, Chi-min

Summary: American movie star Marilyn Monroe will be visiting Korea on a four-day USO tour, and Alice has been chosen as her translator. Though intrigued, Alice has few expectations of the job--what could she and a beautiful actress at the peak of her fame possibly have to talk about? Yet the Marilyn she meets, while just as dazzling and sensual as Alice expected, is also surprisingly approachable. As...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2019

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1 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE

Summary: Tharlo is a Tibetan shepherd, used to living with little human contact. Visiting a Tibetan town in Qinghai province to obtain a proper ID card from the local police station, Tharlo surprises Police Chief Dorje by reciting from memory a lengthy excerpt from one of Chairman Mao's essays. But things develop in a romantic rather than a political direction. To prepare for his ID photo, Tharlo needs...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN THA

Summary: European mercenaries searching for black powder become embroiled in the defense of the Great Wall of China against a horde of monstrous creatures.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Pictures Home Entertainment 2017

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1 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE GRE

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD GRE

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Gr

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE GRE

Phi, Bao

Summary: Upset after being bullied, Thuy, a Vietnamese American, pretends she is different creatures, including an especially strong, wonderful being made up of her two mothers and herself. Includes note about the phoenix and the Sarabha.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: [Library Ideas, LLC] 2019

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Summary: The story of New York Times reporter Sydney Schanberg's friendship with a Cambodian interpreter, Dith Pran, during the time of the 1975 Khmer Rouge revolution.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA KIL
1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD DRAMA KIL

Graves, Thy Doan

Summary: "Welcome to the wonderful world of hand lettering! Prepare to be inspired by this collection of over 50 alphabets in a wide range of styles. Designer, illustrator, and hand-letterer Thy Doan will guide you through each alphabet with easy-to-follow steps so you can capture all the charm of each design. This is everything you need to know to create your own lettering designs, from sketching it...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Griffin 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 745.6 GRA

Summary: Starship troopers: Charts the lives of elite members of the Mobile Infantry, a corps of dedicated young men and women soldiers fighting side by side in the ultimate intergalactic war ... the battle to save humankind. The enemy is mysterious and incredibly powerful with only one mission: survival of their species no matter what the human cost.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2010

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD SCI-FI STA

Ngo, Vinh-Hoi.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lowell House Juvenile 1997

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.803 NGO

Summary: The story of illegal Burmese immigrants and a love affair that begins during a picnic on the Thai-Burmese border.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Strand Releasing Home Video 2007

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN BLI

Summary: When the British government is discovered smuggling precious Chinese artifacts out of the country, folklore hero Wong Fei Hong uses his uniquely outlandish style of martial arts...Drunken Boxing...to fight the conspirators and salvage the valuables before it's too late! And the more Hong drinks, the more agile he becomes -- able to fend off numerous attacks with unbelievable moves! With Chinese...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Buena Vista Home Entertainment 2001

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1 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE LEG

Summary: A handful of dedicated young soldiers must rise to the challenge of intergalactic warfare with a species of terrifying alien insects that threaten to eliminate the human race.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2007

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1 available in Science Fiction DVDs, Call number: DVD SCI-FI STA

Summary: An attractive and successful ophthalmologist quits her job and places a personal ad in the newspaper. She has a specific purpose in her ad - she is looking for marriage. After a series of blind dates with men who are either lonely, desperate, strange, perverted, or all of the above, what she really wants is her mysterious ex-lover to came back to her.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: First Run Features 2001

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN PER

Summary: In How I Resist, readers will find hope and support through voices that are at turns personal, funny, irreverent, and instructive. Not just for a young adult audience, this incredibly impactful collection will appeal to readers of all ages who are feeling adrift and looking for guidance.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wednesday Books 2018

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